curl hair

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curl someone's hair

 and make someone's hair curl
Fig. to frighten or alarm someone; to shock someone with sight, sound, or taste. Don't ever sneak up on me like that again. You really curled my hair. The horror film made my hair curl.
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curl somebody's hair

  (American) also make somebody's hair curl (American)
to frighten or shock someone The scene where the guy follows her into the apartment curled my hair.
See also: curl, hair